sharpiefan: Hornblower, with telescope,  and Bush, (HH I spy)
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Note from the Editor: Back at the parents' for the weekend, where there is internet so I can post this edition. Have spent the week melting in between unpacking boxes.

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven posts Patrick O'Brian

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven informs us there is no Read this weekend
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven informs us there will be a change in Books

Rec of the Week:
Waterloo by [archiveofourown.org profile] Lady_branwyn; Hornblower; G; Horatio Hornblower, OC; Hornblower tours the battlefield of Waterloo and ponders the difference between war at sea and on land. Bookverse.

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sharpiefan: A Regency-era gentleman (Robert Vickery)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Hi everyone! Hard to believe that we're over halfway through September already; today was as sunny a day as any in august, with just a nip in the air to say that we're into autumn already. Hope you've all had a good week!

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Charles Robert Malden
[personal profile] patches_the_shipcat posts Buttons of the 50th Foot

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] sharpiefan links to Kannock's Korner men's clothing patterns
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Fond Recollection
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Impressment Totals
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Secret Mission Revealed
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Farewell to Thee, my Friends
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: From the Boat

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read is reading Far Side of the World, Chapter Three this weekend

Rec of the Week:
A vid. An Evening With Patrick O'Brian

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Default)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:
We're a day early this fortnight, with the possibility of going back to a weekly issue. Hope you've had a good fortnight!

Fanfic:
Something To Look Forward To by [personal profile] jedimaster (PG-13) Norrington, OFC; Still musing about his disastrous engagement, James Norrington meets a young woman who gives him some friendly advice. POTC
Dice by [personal profile] barefoot_bard (K+ Suitable for ages 13 and up) Original Characters; A British prisoner gambles with the enemy. February 1778. Original fic
In Confidence by [personal profile] latin_cat (PG) Bolitho, Leat, Fletcher, Slater; The captain is a vampire StC
Pickpocket by [personal profile] latin_cat (PG) Sharpe/Wellington; Sharpe asks a question he’s been meaning to for years. Sharpe
Rabbit, Run (PG) Sharpe, Harper, Chosen Men; Third in the "Werebunny" series. Sharpe's condition causes problems. Silliness. Sharpe
Card Tricks by [personal profile] latin_cat (PG) Stephen, Sharpe; When cunning meets dishonesty... they play cards. Sharpe, Aubreyad
Stockings by [personal profile] latin_cat (PG) Jack/Stephen; Jack’s ongoing criticism of Stephen underclothes continues. A harmless piece of fluff. Aubreyad
Understanding by [personal profile] latin_cat (PG) Sharpe/Wellington, Wellington makes an accidental and unwelcome discovery. Sharpe
The Welly in his Natural Habitat by [personal profile] sharpiefan (PG) Sharpe, Wellington; Snippets of harmless fluff Sharpe

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:
From Austenblog: Jane Austen Festival in Pittsburgh, March 12
From Austenblog: Getting Local With Jane Austen: Dig Out Edition
From Austenblog: Jane Austen is Never Done
From Austenblog: Janeite Times #3
From Austenblog: In Which the Editrix Engages in Shameless Promotion
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts Brown Bess by Rudyard Kipling

Miscellany and meta:
From Austenblog: From Prada to Nada opens today
[personal profile] beatrice_otter has posted about Temeraire-verse dragon names
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts about the possibility of attending the POB weekend in Portsmouth

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] showthecolours is hosting a Kink Meme
From Austenblog: It's not too late to enter the Jane Austen Made Me Do It short story competition

Rec of the Week:
Youtube vid: I Love the Aubreyad (Boom De Ya Da) by [personal profile] sospan_fach

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. And please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all!
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Harper)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Editor's Note
I couldn't get back any further than the 8th of January on the Reader, so if anyone posted anything between the 6th and the 8th of January that you would like me to link to, please comment with a link to it.

Fanfic:
Moon Under Water by [personal profile] feroxargentea. (PG-13) Sequel to The World Turned Upside Down by [personal profile] astolat. Aubreyad
An Overdue Interview by [personal profile] latin_cat. (PG) Hornblower/Barbara, Wellington, Richard Hornblower. 1815: After Waterloo, Hornblower is reunited with his family. Hornblower
Thin Ice by [personal profile] joyful_molly (PG-13 to very mild R) Norrington/Gillette, Garrow/Sarah, Jones/Jasker, Mr. Southouse, Mr. Silvester, Sir Arthur Hill, Mary, Mr. Farmer, Judge Buller and many more. Garrow asks Norrington to give a testimony of character for a sailor on trial at the Old Bailey. PotC (RNotC) / Garrow's Law, a hint of Aubreyad

Of historical interest:
[personal profile] joyful_molly posts To Emma, With Love
[personal profile] joyful_molly posts Bebreeched Regency Bare Fist Fighters

Miscellany and Meta
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts about Speed Dating Georgian Style: An Event at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
[personal profile] esteven posts about a Patrick O'Brian Weekend at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Communities and challenges:
[personal profile] joyful_molly wants support for a Collingwood Society

Rec of the Week:
(This week's rec is among the first fanfics I ever read, on my first forays into fandom. It remains one of my favourites and is a wonderful oakum story. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.)
Transfer to the Rifles by Sue Law. (PG) How would a man like Sharpe cope with walking into a strange regiment uninvited, and how would that strange regiment, the 95th Rifles, react to Sharpe? Could Sharpe's devotion to the regiment start at this point? Sharpe, Colonel Wade Sharpe

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Please comment and let us know. And please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all!

Note: For fic links, M&C = Master and Commander or Aubreyad, HH = Hornblower, POTC = Pirates of the Caribbean, S = Sharpe. Others will be added as required.

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